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John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dr. Richard Saffro Dec 19, 2016. 17 Replies

Hi, I'm trying to gauge the value of this document.  I may purchase it, but the owner and I have no knowledge of its value.It's a document called "ship's papers".  It's dated 1826 and signed by John…Continue

 

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Adam Parker replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"oh, he was on subs. I'll let him know."
Feb 3, 2012
Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"True. I was thinking of the ship theme.  Congratulations to your father. And please give him my thanks for his service."
Feb 3, 2012
Adam Parker replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"probably 21 or 25 year old Macallan. you only retire from the Navy once."
Feb 3, 2012
Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"Cutty?"
Feb 3, 2012
Adam Parker replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"I think he's done negotiating.  says he'll keep it for retirement.  I leave for the retirement party tomorrow morning, so I told him I'd pay cash today.  It's a shame - not sure if he'll ever get someone to…"
Feb 3, 2012
Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"It would have been a wonderful gift, and the seller is missing out on the opportunity to get much more than market value for it. If he contacts Gallery of History, they'll tell him they don't buy and send him to us. Perhaps tell him to…"
Feb 3, 2012
Adam Parker replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"yeah, but the one he had was the ship's papers from the boat my father commanded.  almost 2 hundred years later I saw the ship's papers on a wall in a restaurant. same ship, just now a new boat.  the name just changes to a new…"
Feb 3, 2012
Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"You're welcome. On the bright side, you shouldn't have much of a problem finding one for $1,000."
Feb 3, 2012
Adam Parker replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"I offered $1000 cash, but I guess he thinks he can get more somewhere/somehow.  Don't think he trusts internet forums as a source of appraisal.  Oh well.  Thanks guys."
Feb 3, 2012
Adam Parker replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"yeah, that's a nice one.  amazing.  same signatures and everything.  thanks so much"
Feb 2, 2012
john reznikoff replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"heres a MUCH nicer one that just sold for $840 http://rrauction.com/past_auction_item.cfm?ID=3244299 ;"
Feb 2, 2012
Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"Adam, Sanders Autograph Price Guide lists John Quincy Adams land grants at $400-$600. Add a couple hundred for Clay and you have a good idea of the territory it's in. History for Sale (Gallery of History) usually charges big money—perhaps…"
Feb 2, 2012
Adam Parker replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"posted comment on the History wall - thanks John, the owner sent me this link where there are other JQA-signed documents being sold for $7K or so. Some up to $20K.  Those are personal letters or land grants.  How does this document…"
Feb 2, 2012
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John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay document

Hi, I was wondering if anyone would like to chime in on this thread about the possible value of a nautical document signed by President John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay:http://live.autographmagazine.com/forum/topics/john-quincy-adams-and-henry-cay-documentthanksSee More
Feb 2, 2012
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Feb 2, 2012
john reznikoff replied to Adam Parker's discussion John Quincy Adams and Henry Cay document
"id probably pay $500 for this"
Feb 2, 2012

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